Nikkei edges down on pause in weak yen trend; mining shares outperform
TOKYO, March 30 Japan's Nikkei share average edged down on Thursday morning pressured by a pause in the weak yen trend, while mining shares firmed on gains in oil prices.
DETROIT, April 2 Toyota Motor Corp executive Bob Carter on sales conference call: * Senior vice president of US auto operations says March us industry sales up
3.7 percent, and expect annual rate of 15.3 million for month * Toyota senior vice president of US auto operations says industery being
fueled by "cars, credit and confidence" * Toyota senior vice president of US auto operations says expects US auto
industry to continue to grow around 5 percent rate * Toyota senior vice president of US auto operations says showroom traffic
rises when consumer confidence goes up
MELBOURNE, March 30 Korea Zinc Inc, the world's third-largest zinc smelter, has agreed to take a 15 percent drop in annual processing fees for 2017 as smelters grapple with a dearth of mine supply, Metal Bulletin reported.